Eating a moderate quantity of raisins on daily basis is considered good for the health. The dried grapes can be eater raw or added in desserts. These are rich source of energy, which is why are used in the preparation of high-energy food supplements and health tonics. The minerals you get from raisins are calcium, sodium, zinc, iron, magnesium, and phosphorus. Other than minerals, these are a rich source of riboflavin, vitamin B-6, vitamin C, folate, thiamin, niacin and pantothenic acid. The variety included in the raisins category includes black, brown, fresh green, and dry green raisins.